A pair of maps that depict variation in the human genome may help reveal the genetic roots of autism.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Finding a mutation linked to autism traits can have life-changing consequences for autistic individuals and their families.
An analysis of spontaneous mutations in nearly 11,000 individuals with developmental delay or autism implicates 49 new genes.
A newly expanded database of information from people in the United Kingdom provides a detailed picture of genetic diversity.
The largest genetic analysis of postmortem brain tissue to date has yielded maps of when and where genes related to autism are turned on and off throughout life.
Nearly one in four men who have a daughter with Rett syndrome carry mutations linked to the condition in some of their sperm.
Some mutations that contribute to autism and arise spontaneously may be mistaken for inherited mutations.
A new resource details the protein-coding portions of the genomes of 36 popular mouse strains.